The season opens on October 4 with a concert performance of Gerswin's Porgy and Bess, part of the opening celebration for the new Ren_e and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, part of the expansion of the Costa Mesa-based Orange County Performing Arts Center.
The Santa Fe Opera production of Don Giovanni will be performed in January 2007 and Carmen beginning late February. L'Elisir d'Amore, a company premiere featuring an all American cast and set in a West Texas diner in the 1950s, will run in April.
Opera Pacific artistic director John DeMain will conduct the Opera Pacific Chorus and Orchestra for the staged productions and Porgy and Bess.
The company will also present performances of Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov by the Kirov Opera in collaboration with OPAC.